Spring-Summer-Fall Events and Trips


We are back with Battle Creek Ski Club Spring and Summer events for 2022. We have looked for some different and maybe unique things to do with club this year.   This page will be updated as new information and events are added.  Please bookmark this page for easier access.  All spring-summer-fall events are open to the public and DO NOT need to be a member of Battle Creek Ski Club on join us for the fun!!

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Kayak from Port Austin to Turnip Rock.

June 10 to 12, 2022


This trip is shaping up very well. We have three people camping and six of the eight spots in the VRBO have been reserved. We are waiting for the Kayak rental shop to open at the beginning of May to get pricing and reservations information.

 The home has four double occupancy bedrooms, 2 full baths, kitchen, living room, deck, patio and fire pit.  We are working through the details for food.  The house has a full kitchen one can may breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Port Austin also has a number of restaurants, cafes, and breakfast spots.


We would like to do a group dinner Saturday evening. We could grill in or eat out.  We can firm up the food part once we know who's all going. BYOBeverages.

Kayak rentals are additional We should have cost and more information in the next couple of weeks when the kayak opens for the season.  There are hotels and campgrounds in the area, but you will secure those on your own.

Please call or text Joe Dill at 269-806-8322 to secure your RSVP for the house, food or to attend in general. We will need to know if you are interested in Kayaking.


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Summer Time Golf Outing and Lunch

Beeches Golf Course, South Haven

June 25 th - 8 AM Tee Time.

Want to play a game of "Hit and Giggle" and then have lunch in beautiful South Haven?

Then join us for an 18 hole scramble for $60/person with a cart. We have made the tee time for 16 people so do not delay. Get in contact with Michele Mollard at mmollard13@gmail.com if you have ANY interest at all.

We will serve up lunch at Michele and Scott's house which is through the woods from Beeches Golf Course. Lunch will begin around 12:30pm. Please let Michele know if you are just attending the lunch.



Annual Crooked Lake Canoe and Kayak event

July 16, 2022

The club is once again holding the lake event on Crooked Lake in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  We will launch at 10:00 AM.  We are asking everyone to bring a dish to pass for the brunch following the time on the lake.  Please RSVP.  If you are in need of a kayak, we do have some additional kayaks available but need to know in advance.


Please call or text Joe Dill at 269-806-8322 or email @ joedill2004@ameritech.net.


1809 S. Crooked Lake Drive

Kalamazoo, MI



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Bike Ride from Holland State Park to Port Sheldon.

Sept 10th, 2022

Come join us for a bike ride starting at Holland State Park to Port Sheldon. The entire route is PAVED. We will have stops along the way, but most important - lunch in Port Sheldon at the Sandy Point Beach House. Then we will pedal back to Holland State Park. It is not a race but an enjoyable ride through beautiful SW MI.


Please call or text Joe Dill at 269-806-8322 if you plan on attending so he can let the restaurant know how many.


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This trip is at capacity of 14 people.  We are now taking names for a waiting list incase a couple can not make the date

Traverse City / Leelanau Wine Tasting Tour.

Oct 7 to 9, 2022

This trip is filling up. We have reservations for 12 of the 14 available spots. The 14 spots are dictated by the limo's vehicle.

The Wine tour with be 4 to 5 hours and will visiting 3 wineries.  We will have table reservations for our tastings.   


WE will be using a limo service to get us all safely around so we can truly enjoy the tastings. The limo we are using is has social style setting (facing each other) and has an area to store your wine purchases. 


Tanya and Larry Potter have graciously opened their cottage fifteen minutes from Traverse City house.  We are also renting a VRBO a few blocks from downtown Traverse City.


We are also looking into restaurants for dinner reservations Saturday evening.  

Please phone or text contact Joe Dill at 269-806-8322 if you have any interest.